19 year old P V Sindhu, supported by OGQ, lost her semi final against Carolina Marin of Spain 17-21,15-21 at the 2014 World Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark. She becomes the first Indian badminton player to win two medals at the World Championships. The match with European Champion and 9th seed Marin lasted 47 minutes and Sindhu fought valiantly till the ...read more..
Performance of Indian athletes supported by OGQ at CWG 2014
As the curtains close on the 2014 Glasgow CWG, let's reflect on the overall performance of the 20 athletes supported by OGQ.
Parupalli Kashyap saved the best for the last. His thrilling win in the final over D. Wong of Singapore made him only the third Indian to win the men's ...read more..
10 m Air Pistol Men
Prakash Nanjappa - Silver
Prakash Nanjappa won the silver medal after shooting a great final in his maiden CWG appearance. 38 year old Prakash has to be given a lot of credit for his perseverance with Shooting after recovering from Bell's palsy just last year. He topped the qualification round with a score of 580/600 and held ...read more..
Malaika Goel, supported by OGQ, won the Silver medal in the 10 m Air Pistol event at the Barry Buddon Shooting centre in Scotland. 16 year old Malaika displayed composure beyond her years in the final to clinch the silver medal for India. She shot a 197.1 in the final missing the gold medal by 1.5 points to Shun Xie ...read more..
2012 London Olympics Bronze medalist Saina Nehwal, supported by Olympic Gold Quest, won the Star Australian Badminton Open 2014 at the Olympic Park in Sydney. Saina beat Carolina Marin of Spain 21-18, 21-11 in 43 minutes to win the super series title. This is Saina's first super series win since October 2012 when she had won in Denmark soon after ...read more..
We are a a non-profit organization co-founded by sports legend Geet Sethi and Prakash Padukone with a mission to help Indian athletes win olympic Gold Medals. At the London 2012 Olympics, 4 out of the 6 medal winners (viz. Vijay Kumar, Gagan Narang, Saina Nehwal and Mary Kom) were supported by us.